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Band 5 Physiotherapist - MSK

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Would you like to work in a dynamic MSK Physiotherapy Service with exciting career development opportunities and the added benefit of being in the vibrant city of Birmingham?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and self-motivated Band 5 Physiotherapist to join the Musculoskeletal Outpatient Physiotherapy Service within Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The Service includes core MSK Physiotherapy, Orthopaedic Triage and Pain Management. We provide specialist MSK Outpatient Physiotherapy to the diverse local communities across 18 clinic sites. We accept referrals from GPs, ACPs and Allied Health Professionals, as well as patient self-referrals.

We are looking for suitably a qualified Physiotherapist to join our friendly and innovative team. Evidence of experience of working in an Outpatient Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy environment is essential and previous NHS experience is desirable.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about providing first class assessment & treatment to people with a variety of both chronic and acute MSK disorders. You should be able to demonstrate up to date knowledge & evidence of CPD in MSK Physiotherapy & be prepared to contribute to our comprehensive IST programme & clinical interest groups.

You will be responsible for managing your own patient caseload within a supportive & experienced team and it is likely that you will supervise students. There will be the opportunity to initiate, lead on & contribute to service development initiatives and be involved in regular audits.

You will usually be timetabled to work out of a maximum of two different clinics over your working week. We will take into account any requests to work in a certain geographical location however, you may be required to move base as service demands alter. Operating hours are from 7am to 7pm in some clinics across the city and there may be the opportunity for flexible working.

About us

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are a friendly team striving to work in an evidence-based practice & we aim to support your learning needs throughout.
  • You will have a designated mentor (at band 6) with whom you can meet with on a monthly basis to help with your development.
  • As a wider MSK service, we meet in groups of clinicians (comprising of band 3-8b) on a monthly basis to work on a specific project related to developing our Service. These monthly meetings are also used for IST & to discuss complex case scenarios.
  • You will have your own CPD time to be used for personal development such as peer sessions with other clinicians, shadowing of the Orthopaedic Triage or Pain Management Service or attending courses. Course funding may be available subject to service requirements.
  • You will also have the opportunity to participate in service development such as clinical audit, overseeing the running of classes & project based initiatives.
  • For your own development, you will also have access to Advanced Clinical Practitioners & Consultant Physiotherapists.
  • We are a research-active MSK service & have been clinical sites for trials such as BOOST, TEMPO, PANDA & GRASP.

Person Specification

Qualifications / training


  • oDiploma/degree in physiotherapy



  • Placement or experience within Musculoskeletal Outpatients / Orthopaedics


  • Placement or experience working in Neuro / Rehab and Respiratory.
  • Evidence of working within the NHS



  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Evidence of relevant and up to date CPD
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work independently

Personal qualities


  • Committed to further learning and development
  • Must be reliable, flexible and self motivated in approach to duties


  • UK Driving Licence or equivalent & access to a car

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT




B7 4BN

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